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Sep 2, 2012 4:00pm EDT
that happens to become ill from kenya because he rads a story that describes the university of hawaii as a great place because its diversity, and a mother that has a father with a wanderlust that is never satisfied the and he ends up selling furniture than the meat in the russian class and here comes barack obama who emerges as a whole global treen amex systems until he becomes president of the united states. >> host: >> guest: in butler county is where obama's mother grew up and natalie and the rest of the store in topeka which is the state capital because he lived there for a short time. his father, the president's great grandfather was an auto repair man and a great-grandmother was married at age 15 and a very difficult marriage but in the book begins with suicide in topeka and then stanley, the president's grandfather comes back to butler county and that's where he reads the grandmother and the story begins but it wouldn't have happened without but suicide. >> host: we want to show a montage shot by your wife on your trip to kansas in april, 2009. >> in all conversations [inaudibl
Sep 23, 2012 8:00am EDT
solutions in a wide range of industries. what can we do for you? >> a massacre in kenya as political violence rears its head. this week, we report from kenya where political killings are already disfiguring an election that is six months away. >> he did not speak. did just shouted " kill, kill, kill!" >> we look at the next move for one of europe's largest economies. >> it is difficult for spain now that the country is a modernized and competitive. the closer you get to the politicians here, you realize how few of them are prepared to except what that means. >> when we talk to an author. >> the two main characters -- >> hello. kenya has been rocked by the discovery of mass graves. the grapes are believed to hold the remains of more than 100 -- the graves are believed to hold the remains of more than 100 people. after the last election, violence claimed more than 1000 lives. our east africa correspondent gabriel gatehouse examines the latest massacre and the upcoming vote. >> by the time we got to the village here, there was no one laughed. most of the thatched mud houses had been tor
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Sep 26, 2012 11:00pm PDT
organizations to turn oppression into opportunity and i got to go to kenya with nick kristof which was amazing and we had a great time. >> jon: is that your first time in kenya? >> yes. >> jon: i have never been. i've been to nearby-- connecticut is not near there, is it? where is kenya? >> if you go a few miles north, across a big ocean. >> jon: so there is water. >> you get there. it's amazing. most people know kenya for the safaris and animals and that's extraordinary and everyone should see that. but kenya has incredible people and also a lot of problems and there's a lot of oppression of women so i was lucky enough to meet some of these women who started microfinancing organizations which is a great tool in ending global poverty and got to hang out with them. i got to go to a village of all women. all women. >> jon: a village of all women. >> yeah! >> jon: is that on purpose? did they kick the men out? (laughter) >> you know what? they did. it's great. everything works so well. (cheers and applause) it's fantastic! it's a village-- they had to create this village-- (laughter). to escape o
Sep 28, 2012 9:00am PDT
's natural gas... putting us in control of our energy future, now. >>> kenya is leading the way in africa when it comes to being internet-savvy. just how connected are they? cnn's erol burnett came up with an experiment in the kenyan capital of nairobi. take a look. >> reporter: back in the year 2000 kenya had a mere 200,000 internet users in the country. by the close of 2011, though, that number had jumped to 10.5 million web users. as a result, kenya is now cited as one of the most plugged in countries on the african continent. here's the key question. how can you really tell how connected a place really is? what's the visual evidence that shows how active people are on-line? well, to find out i decided to conduct a bit of an experiment. last night i sent out a tweet simply saying inside africa would be a certain cafe at a certain time and if you wanted to appear on the show, just tell me the password. i have just arrived at mail in nib rowy where the password is connected. will anybody show up, and will anybody continue? let's find out. ♪ >> all right. let's sea< >> hey. >> hey. >>
Sep 26, 2012 10:00am EDT
, mwai kibaki president of the republic of kenya. i request protocol to escort his exlen as i. >> on behalf of the general assembly, i would like to welcome to the united nations, his excellency, mwai kibaki, president of the republic of kenya to towards general assembly. >> the president, excellencies, ladies and gentlemen, it is an honor and a pleasure for me to once again address this august assembly. mr. president, kenya is at a time in its history that is full of hope for a bright future. over the past 10 years, our country has enjoyed a sustained blossoming of democracy. in the year 2010, kenya adopted a new constitution. with that constitution, we further secured the human rights and civil liberties of our citizens and entrenched constitutional governance and justice. over each of the past 0 years we have scored significant victries over diseases including h.i.v. and aids. malaria. tuberculosis and other childhood and adult diseases. hundreds of thousands of more children have found their way into school and in life, life skills through training and capacity building. w
Sep 4, 2012 6:30am EDT
which was a very poor part of kenya. it's where the little tribe is basically center the second referred largest tribe in africa and the about where the obama's found themselves. >> host: on the president's paternal side where the grandparents? >> guest: he was born in the late 1800's and was in the first wave to be westernized they had come out and he learned english and became sort of inculcated into the british culture so he worked later as a chef and cut for many british military people and folks in nairobi and the mother came from another village in that area, and she did not -- he was a very difficult guy to live with. he had several why of this and when he moved to the area near where she grew up it was back to another home state of the clan around lake victoria. she had enough. she had a younger wife along with him and so she ran away. she left the family when barack obama, the president's father was a very little boy. >> david maraniss his grandparents died in 2006. did president obama ever meet him? >> guest: no, he never met after the 1980's after his grandfather had died. asi
Sep 22, 2012 8:45am EDT
't recognize the area code, and the phone call was actually from kenya, and i answered it, and it was actually george obama, the president's half brother. he's the youngest son of barack obama, senior. he said, i'm calling because my 2-year-old son is in the hospital with a serious chest condition, and i wondered if you could help me. i said, are you at the hospital, george? yes. hand the phone to the nurse. he did. the nurse confirmed that george's son is sick with a chest infection. i sold george i would send him a thousand dollars by western union. i said, george, suspect there anybody else to ask? why are you calling me? [laughter] he said, no. he said, this was the line that kill me, he said, you're like a brother to me. now, i thought to myself, here 1 ssh -- is a young man, half brother of the united states. barack is not only a multimillionaire, but the most powerful man in the world. yet his half brother can't call him in a time of need, and this same half brother is living in a six by ten hut slum dog millionaire style in the slum of the nairobi. he has to walk through sewage to get
Sep 9, 2012 10:45am EDT
the area code in the phone call was actually from kenya. and i answered it and it is actually george obama, the president's half brother. he's the youngest son of barack obama senior. and he said dinesh, i'm calling because my 2-year-old son is in the hospital. he is a serious chest condition i wondered if he'd be willing to help me. i said are you at the hospital, george craxi said yes. a subtle hand the phone to the nurse. so he did and the nurse confirmed that george's son is sick with a chest infection. so i told george or asendin $1000 by western union. but before i hung up the phone i say george, isn't there anybody else who can ask? why are you calling me? [laughter] and he said no. he said dinesh, this is the line that killed me. you're like a brother to me. and i thought to myself, here is a young man who is the half-brother of the president of the united states. barack obama is not only a multimillionaire, produced the most powerful man in the world. and yet his half brother can't call him in a time of need and the same half brother is living in a six by 10 hut slum dog millionai
Sep 26, 2012 9:00am PDT
perspective. >>> there's a suspected militant who is now on the run, and she is being hunted in kenya. we said she. we're going to tell you why the british are worried about who they call the white widow. plus -- >> the damage is extraordinary. the death toll incalculatable. allepo is being destroyed to make it safe. >> risking his life on the frontlines to bring us amazing access to syrian army forces. people all over the world are constantly connected to their cell phones, but is it making you sick? literally. our dr. sanjay gupta is explaining why you got to put the phone down. still stubbed up. [ male announcer ] truth is, nyquil doesn't unstuff your nose. what? [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus liquid gels speeds relief to your worst cold symptoms plus has a decongestant for your stuffy nose. thanks. that's the cold truth! thanks. i i had pain in my abdomen...g. it just wouldn't go away. i was spotting, but i had already gone through menopause. these symptoms may be nothing... but they could be early warning signs of a gynecologic cancer, such as cervical, ovarian, or uterine cancer. f
Sep 29, 2012 3:00am PDT
holding up half the sky. olivia wild told us about her eye-opening journey to kenya. >> this is huge. >> the biggest market of second hand in kenya. >> jane is a businesswoman because of an organization in nairobi. jane had been a commercial sex worker for many years. she is hiv positive and she has three children and she has suffered unimaginable odds and come out of it as a dressmaker. >> oh, that's nice, yeah. >> and she's a great example of how financial empowerment can really work to transform the community. because of her business, her kids are all in school. not only are they in school, they are at the top of their class and these are people who were born in the toughest slum in kenya. i think the other extraordinary thing we saw was the communial power of business, bringing women together. when we were in central kenya, the village of all women, they sustain themselves by running a jewelry business and it was extraordinary to watch them working together and knowing that they can rely on each other to learn this technique, to sell these goods and they will keep this village go
Sep 15, 2012 11:45am EDT
received a phone call. i didn't recognize the area code but the phone call was from kenya. it was actually george obama, the president's half brother. the youngest son of barack obama. he said dinesh, my 2-year-old son is in the hospital. he has a serious chest condition and i wonder if you would be willing to help me. are you at the hospital? he said yes. and the phone to the nurse. so he did and the nurse confirmed that george's son is sick with a chest infection. i would send him a thousand dollars by western union but before i hung up the phone i said isn't there anybody else he you can ask? why are you calling me? he said no. he said dinesh, this killed me, you are like a brother to me. i thought to myself here is a young man who is the half brother of the president of the united states, barack obama is not only of multimillionaire but the most powerful man in the world. and yet his half-brother can't call him in a time of need and this same half brothers living in a 6 x 10 at slum dog millionaire style in nairobi. he has to walk through sewage to get to the nearest street. this is a
Sep 8, 2012 7:00pm EDT
flying beans from kenya. we want to bring industry back into the u.k. all of these things will reduce our carbon emissions at the same time. then we have a say -- situation where people have lower bills and lower emissions. >> you think this outweighs the costs. >> kramer said. we condemn everyone a healthier life. let's look at the situations of the green business. the green economy accounts for 9% of the british economy. that is the same as the finance industry. 5% growth rate every year year on year. one-third of the growth in the u.k. came from grain industry. -- green indury. >> if we spend a lot on subsidies, we will get growth in those industries. if he spent a lot of money on building wind turbines, you'll get employment in erecting wind turbines and less in gas turbines. of >> will have to leave it there for the time being. >> hang on. i want to present the idea we should impoverished the people of kenya by stopping trading with them. and manifestly kroll -- >> i have to stop it there. >> that was jeremy paxman seeking to peter and natalie. that is all for us for this week. goodb
Sep 2, 2012 3:00pm EDT
convention speech, he spoke of his father. a foreign student raised in aer village in kenya. he spoke of his grandfather, a domestic servant. and he spoke of the journey has taken in his own life.d that story, which brings him here tonight, is told more full in his book called "dreams from my father." there is much talk about what our guest will be doing in the year 2008. through 2012 and beyond. i and it would certainly give me pleasure to say[a that i was introducing the next president of the united states. [cheers] [applause]ep and it would give you a lot of pleasure as well, i'm sure. millions whon woke up in is wh disappointment on november 3, they might be looking to what our guest will be doing in theeu immediate future.on the jou based on the journey and the stance he has taken, many americans should rejoice overict that the voice they will have ir their government. the a voice that speaks for expanding opportunities and civil liberties. a voice that speaks to the promise that will help us come out of the long local darkness. obamse join me in welcoming the man behind not always, bar
Comedy Central
Sep 4, 2012 12:05pm PDT
, but what? >> finally took the present to kenya. >> on a trip to his ancestral home, a vision showed him the way. >> barack obama, he's stepping down in district 13. you should think about running for a seat in the illinois state senate. >> that goat was right. and with him by his side, barack obama completed his higher education, and seat belt of seta historic career in the illinois state legislature. >> that should be a commercial and not presidential. politicians shouldn't have free access. >> the state purchasing act should apply to all state agencies. >> and after serving more than 2/3 of one decades the caught the notice of the party elders and soon found himself on a national stage. >> ♪ >> it was there that he found his voice. >> i believe that we have a right to the facts. >> a voice that would unite us at all. >> there is not a liberal america and a conservative america. there is the united states of america. >> my god, he's good. >> there is not a black america and a white america and latino america and asian america. it's the united states of america. >> every time barack o
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Sep 4, 2012 12:35pm PDT
and the muscle and bone and sin new to barack obama, the son of a black man from kenya and white from kansas. captioning sponsored by comedy central captioned by media access group at wgbh invesco >> tonight, from the mile-high city, it's the democratic national convention. guess who's coming to denver. starring barack obama. the delegation from party town. and so many dreams to crush, we had to build a stadium. captioning sponsored by comedy central ( cheers and applause ) >> jon: thank you very much. we're delighted to be here. thank you so much. thank you to the center for the performing arts at the university of denver being kind to us all week long and we've learned something about colorado that i want to share with you, there is absolutely no middle ground in this state. we were either a rapture-awaiting promise keeper. or you drive a car that runs on gorp. next week, of course, we'll be at a much lower altitude in st. paul, minnesota, covering the republican convention. obviously, so much more oxygen and yet somehow even harder to breathe. invesco field, 84,000 revelle
Sep 21, 2012 10:00am PDT
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Sep 10, 2012 4:30am EDT
is a street near frederick douglass. . shot and one of in kenya. he's in critical condition. hazmat teams were called to the after fears that a stray bullet had hit a gas line. police are investigating the stabbing that happened in in the 2700shington langton place. was stabbed and was taken to hospital with life- threatening injuries. >> a police officer and motorcade died's in a crash and its florida. pickup trucks hit the officer as he blocked off streets. was during the president's .isit >> a motorcycle officer was riding ahead of president 95 in westorcade on beach sunday when a pickup him. hit was getting ready to close an to the >> the officer was a 20-year the jupiter police years as a motor officer. >> it family, friends, and colleagues comforted each other. the accident is still being investigated. >> the investigation is being beachted by the palm county sheriff's department with the assistance of the florida highway patrol. the president was there for a afterwith supporters other stops in florida if. the white house spokesman says not see the crash of the notified office
Sep 4, 2012 7:30am EDT
was a part of that. >> host: how long were you in kenya and what did you see? what was it like to be over there? >> guest: kenya was one of the great experiences of my life. every day was unforgettable. we were there for about two >> you can watch this and other programs on booktv has been traveling the country speaking to several professors. this month we visited columbia university and sat down with a longer nose and to talk about her book, "body and soul." this is about 15 minutes. >> host: professor a longer nose in, author of "body and"ñ#& soul." i was the black panther party founded originally? >> guest: it was founded originally because of their dissatisfaction with what race relations and economic injustice issues were in the united states in 1966. so what's interesting about the black panther party and the founding period is that it happens, they were found but after some of the great successes of the civil rights movement. so the legislation that brings up an rights act and the civil rights act. so i think with 40 years of vision, we can see that part of what the pa
Sep 5, 2012 6:00am PDT
is kenya youngstrom. we have team coverage this morning. first, cbs five reporter is live in walnut creek with an update on the officers condition and some exclusive video after the shooting >> a lot of hopes and prayers are coming to john muir medical center where officer youngstrom is on life support. members of his family, officers from the chp and extended family have been keeping vigil here at a hospital all night long. youngstrom was shot yesterday morning by the driver of a jeep that was pulled over on 680. you're looking at cellphone video from a witness who saw the moments after the officer was shot. a lot of the video is too graphic show on television. another officer opened fire on the jeep driver who later died from his injuries. the witness says he saw the second officer shoot up to 10 times shattering a window >> i saw when the cops started shooting the guy in the jeep and as soon as he shot the guy in the jeep, he ran to the police car and i guess he called for backup. >> in that video we can see to chp cars. we understand youngstrom was driving the car in front of the jeep
Sep 15, 2012 4:00am PDT
attacked before. the ihostage crisis and in august 7th, 1998, 224 people died in attack on kenya and tanzan tanzania. is the attack in benghazi any different than those attacks? >> every attach tack is a bit different, but you're on, you're on the right track that all of these attacks were well planned. they weren't spontaneous. this was not an attack over the film trailer that defamed the prophet of islam. this was a group that is close to al qaeda, that had been looking for an opportunity to attack our diplomatic presence on the ground in tripoli and found it, or, excuse me, in libya and found it. >> all right, ambassador, we appreciate your time this morning. certainly an important discussion as we watch all this red line discussion taking place almost on a daily basis now. thank you. >> thank you, randi. >>> coming up next hour, we'll talk about possible permanent changes to changes in the wake of these attacks. victor? >>> the action as of a washington professor have revived a long-running debate. find out what she did in front of a class full of students. you're watching cnn saturday
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Sep 30, 2012 1:00am EDT
candidate from kenya the last four years and kind of amusing to watch him waving old glory in their faces, but i will share some, something-- >> yeah, how amusing is it to see our debt go higher? >> oh, well, i'm not sure that either of these candidates has taken anything terribly serious about the debt. i mean, at least obama is talking about raising taxes and revenue and i don't think we know what romney's plan is, he won't share any details with us. i'll tell you what though, you say everything is about cutting spending. you know, gary, europe has been cutting spending like crazy and look where europe's headed. their talk, a lot of evidence that they're in recession now, because they've been way overaggressive about austerity and i don't think that would be good for the u.s. >> there's a lot of differences between us and europe, toby, what do you think this plan, this specific economic patriotism plan will do to debt and to the economy here in the u.s.? >> well, of course, debt is going to go up. remember, this is a code word. patriotism is a code word for we'll borrow another, and bor
Sep 13, 2012 10:00pm PDT
to fallen california highway patrolman, kenya and youngstrom. >>> the memorial service for the seven year veteran true friends and families from around the state the 37 year-old father of four gunned down last week during a traffic stop. today he was remembered as a hero but more importantly as a husband father and friend. >>> i'm proud of my dad >>> he was not only my uncle he was my hero and a father to me. >>> can i know you can hear me, i want to thank you from the bottom of my heart for being there for me. i look forward to seeing you again brother. >>> my dad loved all you guys think you. >>> youngstrom the 223rd chp officer to die in line of duty. is in added to c h p memorial in sacramento. >>> to gang injunctions and late night sports oakland has tried everything to curb gun violence this city rolls out a new plan called " cease-fire " it is that success in other cities is it related answer for oakland or another shot in the dark. reporter christin ayers but that question to the mayor. >>> quan was meeting with faith leaders tonight even as shootings left people with minor injuri
Sep 8, 2012 5:00am PDT
war in southern sudan and crossed into neighboring kenya. so she understands the hardships these children face. they live in cramped quarters with no proper beds or shoes. there's no variety in their diet -- they eat millet every day. like the others, nemat has no money to buy vegetables or meat. she tells gladys that she came here with a small group of children, led by her older brother. nemat's village came under fire and her brother and uncle were killed in front of her eyes. she doesn't know what's happened to her parents. nemat misses them terribly and longs to go back to the mountains to search for them. gladys tries to console nemat and says that maybe her parents are here at the camp. she promises to look for them. yida is swimming in mud. during the rainy season conditions here are catastrophic. yet the camp now houses 70- thousand refugees. half a year ago, there were just one-fifth that number. aid agencies can barely cope and gladys struggles to keep up with the latest developments. like an outbreak of trachoma, a contagious eye disease transmitted by direct hum
Sep 11, 2012 2:30pm PDT
. >> of fresh attacks in kenya left at least three police officers dead. the comes just hours after the president imposed a dusk to dawn curfew after ethnic clashes on monday left dozens dead. >> in eastern france, a bus swerved off a motorway, killing at least two people. some 70 people were on board the bus. 30 were reported injured. as we mentioned earlier, moody's has threatened to downgrade the u.s. if it does not lower its debt by next year. >> debt has been something we have been hearing a lot about on both sides of the atlantic, especially in light of the eurozone debt crisis. >> but how to countries stack up against one another? >> for years, europe's banks, governments and citizens have taken on too much debt. now europe finds itself having problems paying back the borrowed money. but does the eurozone have more debt than other economies? >> who has the most that? the usa? >> argentina. >> greece. no? don't tell me the u.s.. >> at 230% of its gdp, japan has highest rate of debt in the world. the usa comes in second at 103% of gdp. then comes the eurozone in third place. ch
Sep 29, 2012 5:00am PDT
, a group of semi nomadic people who live both sides of the border with kenya. in the village of seneto he invited us to take a look around his home. >> ok, so, guys, welcome. my name is korio. and also welcome to my room. you are welcome. ok, so, this is the place for the cows. where we live? so the wood here. wood for cooking. firewood. we just use it for burn and for cooking food. our good food is meat, milk and blood. we just mix blood with milk and then we are drinking. my wife's name is naarkirobi. yes, i have two wives. she is the first one. >> and is she ok, too? >> yes. i need to get enough cattle, like a hundred cows and then i can marry more. we just put a little something, like jewelry, like a bracelet, a necklace, we just keep there during the night good-bye and also we need to thank you for coming to visit our village. you are welcome also. >> thanks to korio for having us, and thanks to you for joining us for this edition of global 3000. that's all we have time for this week. but don't forget to tune in again in seven days time for more reports on the global stories that mat
Sep 7, 2012 4:30am PDT
memorial funds supporting the family of fallen officer kenya young strum. mourners include the lives of chp officers. >> our deepest condolences are with them. the parents of the gunman went from oregon to the bay area yesterday to meet with investigators. lacy's uncle william talked to us by phone from connecticut and told us quote the family is devastated. the family feels horrible about the officer that dierd. he does confirm that his nephew was bipolar and distanced himself from them. he left behind a wife and young children. funds have been set up for them at wells fargo and mechanics banks. youngstrom's organs have been donated. they issued this statement. this is our kenon. he is our hero. we are comforted to know he continues to help others. >>> president obama heads from charlotte, north carolina to new hampshire. the president formerly accepted the democratic nomination in front of a crowd of 20,000 people. his speech was cruising but more important -- was rousing but more importantly informative. >> if you believe in a country where everyone gets a fair shot and everyone gets the
Sep 24, 2012 5:30pm EDT
on - car---it was just another safari in kenya when the cheetah the tourist had spotted decided to hitth a ride. and for 45 minutes it was eye to eye contact... only a foot or two away from a creature known for easily tourist as you can imagine were terrifiid. "i'm not sure that i was breathing. and my knees were buckling, my whole body was shhking so, she was stunning." sttnning."it turns out the cheetah only wanted a place to rest. she didn't harm anyone. and eventually she jumped off and headed back into the wild. 3 ,3 3 we're ... to... the fans... that make our facebook page... a success. success.todaa's ... facebook... fan of the day is... velvet burton....//you... could be.. .aa.. fox 45... fannoo the day./ day..../alll... you... have to do... is... go to ... facebook dot com ...slash foxbaltimore... p and... click the "like"... button..../we... have... a... new fan of the day... every &p fox45 news at five. 3 torrey smith has an incredible game following his brother's death...when he knew he made the right decision to in sports anncr: a good jo
Sep 21, 2012 12:00pm EDT
with the suspect. tourists at an african safari in kenya got more than they bargained for when a wild animal hop on board and it was caught on camera. take a look. old my god. -- oh, my god. >> they sat idle i with the large castt 40 minutes. -- eye to eye. there is help for people with severe food allergies. new research shows it might be cured by eating eggs. there's hope for other allergies as well. tonight at 5:00, more on the study results, the researchers and now below. who -- [ romney ] my plan is to help the middle class. trade has to work for america. that means crack down on cheaters like china, it means open up new markets. next, we've got to balance the budget. you've got to cut the deficit. you've got to stop spending more money than we take in. and finally champion small business. have tax policies, regulations, and healthcare policies that help small business. we put those in place; we'll add twelve million new jobs in four years. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. "it's time to stand up to the cheaters and make sure we protect jobs for the america
Sep 28, 2012 7:00am EDT
fighters are reported to have been seen north of the city. reports now from nairobi. >> the kenya military say they launched in the early hours of friday morning, fighting alongside smally government soldiers, they made advances biland and sea. his man had so far met no resistance. but the incursions appear for the moment to be confined to the outskirts. they've seen no soldiers advancing inside the city proper. last week, they appeared to be making preparations for an exit, moving out fighters and equipment. but it seems like they will not release kismayo entirely without a fight. it is their last urban stronghold. the port, the second largest in somalia is a crucial source of revenue for whoever controls it. but the fall of kismayo is not necessarily the end of the control. their fighters have in the past withdrawn from towns and cities in the face of superior firepower only to strike back with bombings, shootings, and asi metric warfare. it does look like the beginning of the end of control, but the question is what happens then? for the new smally government it will be to reassure loca
Sep 11, 2012 7:00am EDT
. three policemen have died in fresh clashes in kenya, according to the red cross. the latest violence linked to a dispute over land rights is thought to have taken place in four villages. it follows the killing of 38 people in the area on monday. the government imposed a dusk to dawn curfew locally. some reports suggest police had to withdraw from the area. turkey has refused to extradite erich's fugitive vice-president after he was sentenced to death in absentia. the turkish prime minister said he can stay in turkey as long as he wants to. he has told the bbc the death sentence illegal. residents in northern thailand have been warned to strengthen flood defenses and be prepared to move to higher ground as heavy rains lashed the country. the center of the historic city thesukuthai -- and villages are swamped as water levels reach more than a meter. the pakistani doctor who helped of the united states to locate osama bin laden's hideout has told a u.s. tv network that the country that is powerful -- powerful spy agency, isi among regards america as its worst enemy. in an interview from
Sep 21, 2012 5:30am EDT
safari in kenya when a cheetah decided to hitch a ride. thus began 45 minutes of eye to eye contact with only a foot from that cheetah. >> oh, my. >> i'm not sure that i was breathing. and my knees were buckling and my body was shaking. she was stunning. >> they seem rather calm considering it was a cheetah. not known for viciousness, they can easily kill their prey. the tour guide told people not to move. she said the vehicle was just a purse so she could scan for the prey. i don't know about you, but i would be one of those morons that would try to outrun the cheetah. i'd start running. >> the first word that came to her mind was that the cheetah was stunning. that wasn't mine. >>> bus stop forecast this morning, we are cool. grab the jacket for the kids as they head out, 57 degrees and 79 through the afternoon. we'll warm up nicely and they can put that jacket away heading home today. then we have to talk about the ravens and patriots as they play on sunday. we look at the kickoff, sunday at 8:20 and temperatures 61 degrees. it will be clear and cool, winds to the northwest 5 to
Sep 30, 2012 7:45pm EDT
for racial intermarriage. when barack obama's parents got married in kenya -- i'm sorry. [laughter] it is a cheap joke and i apologize but it does remind me. everybody knows mitt romney is having a rough patch as presidential candidate but a sentence i have not heard a word anywhere if only donald trump had been the nominee. because as you recall he sort of built this campaign around the idea that barack obama was born in kenya or some wherever than the united states, but the campaign did not take off and mitt romney is there for better or worse and in all seriousness when barack obama's parents got married in 1960i think it was, because it was in hawaii, that wasn't a freudian slip, that was just wrong to got married in hawaii and there were people in prison in this country for the racial intermarriage. it was illegal in 1960, and it just gives you an idea of how much the country has changed in a good way. but, right after richard nixon became president, four vacancies appear on the supreme court. you never know how that will work. jimmy carter was the only proven to serve a full
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Sep 30, 2012 4:00pm PDT
as we go around the world in 80 seconds. >> kenya, the explosion at a nursery school at the church in nairobi. you can see children's shoes left behind. a nine-year-old boy killed in the stampede of people trying to get out and police expect sympathizers of al shabab, a radical militant group that controls most of central and southern somalia which shares a border with kenya. the spain, the go of the cutting back and citizens turning violent in the streets in response. and outside parliament and madrid and started hurling stones with police, at least one person injured. the crowd angry about tax hikes and spending cuts among the 17 nations and the euro currency. >> and china, that flying fire, just part of the drill, but a pretty intense one. the exercise focusing mainly on island dissent. and participants, both military and civilian. >> ukraine, an enormous gathering in the capital city for a morning exercise routine, young and old, stretching and flexing, following the lead of a group of actors on stage. that's a wrap on this fox trip around the world in 80 seconds. an earthquake
Sep 3, 2012 8:00am PDT
john lewis where they met, what they talked about. rep. john lewis: we met malcolm in nairobi, kenya, at the new stanley hotel. he happened to be staying there-we didn't know he was staying there-and we were also staying there. we were on our way to zambia for their independence celebration. and we had an opportunity to talk and chat with him about what was going on in america. and i think at that time malcolm was seeking to find a way to identify with the southern civil rights movement. he wanted to be helpful, wanted to be supportive. and as a matter of fact, he came to selma. he came to selma, february the 14th, 1965. and we were in jail, including dr. martin luther king jr., and the local authority refused to let him come and meet with us. he spoke at the brown chapel ame church with mrs. king to a group of high school students. and seven days later, he was assassinated. amy goodman: on february 21st, 1965, he was gunned down. rep. john lewis: i will never forget it, because february 21st is my birthday. and i was in a car on my way from southwest georgia. amy goodman: you were 2
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